NATO combat unit in Lithuania could grow to German-led brigade in longer term, Scholz says
VILNIUS, June 7 (Reuters) - Berlin and Vilnius will take preparations to expand the multinational NATO combat unit in Lithuania to the size of a brigade eventually, the countries' leaders said in a joint statement on Tuesday.
The statement was published after a meeting of German Chancellor Olaf Scholz with Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda and the Prime Ministers of Latvia and Estonia.
Reporting by Andrius Sytas in Vilnius, editing by Sabine Siebold
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